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26 The stone Age people had the first domestic :
A sheep
B dogs
C cow
D horses

Answer: Option [B]

It is believed that the first dogs were wolves that were domesticated by humans at some point during the stone age.

27 The earliest evidence of silver in India is found in the:
A Vedic Texts
B Silver punch-marked coins
C Chalcolithic cultures of Western India
D Harappan Culture

Answer: Option [D]

The earliest evidence of silver in India is found in the Harappan Culture. Variety of metals such as copper, gold, silver was extensively used by the Harappan metal workers. Minor metals like tin, arsenic, lead, antimony etc. were used for alloying. They had also perfected the intricate cireperdue or lost wax technique of metal casting as early as the third millennium BCE.

28 Nomad man started settling in:
A Mesolithic Age
B Neolithic Age
C Palaeolithic Age
D None of the above

Answer: Option [B]

Nomad man started settling in neolithic age. The Neolithic Age, which means New Stone Age, was the last and third part of the Stone Age.

29 Indus Valley Civilization is also known as Harappan culture:
A Harappa was the first site to be excavated in the Indus Valley
B The site of Harappa is six times larger than Mohenjodaro site
C The Indus Valley Civilization is considered the elementary / initial stage of Vedic culture and Harappa is believed to be the same as Harappa mentioned the Vedas
D The most important evidence of the achievements of this civilization have been excavated from Harappa

Answer: Option [D]

Indus civilization, also called Indus valley civilization or Harappan civilization, the earliest known urban culture of the Indian subcontinent.

30 The Indus Valley Civilization flourished during
A 1500 - 500 B.C.
B 2500 - 1750 B.C.
C 3000 - 1500 B.C.
D 5000 - 3500 B.C.

Answer: Option [B]

The Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC), also known as the Indus Civilisation was a Bronze Age civilisation in the northwestern regions of South Asia, lasting from 3300 BCE to 1300 BCE, and in its mature form 2600 BCE to 1900 BCE.

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